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#1 Amar

 
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Posted 21 March 2011 - 13:47 PM

In this S. oreophila nest....(which I got as S. 'Heavily Veined')...
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...I today finally spotted two flower buds, perhaps there are more, here is one!
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Here's a functional 2010 S. ×chelsonii pitcher, believe me, the flies in the pitcher are 2011 flies! (click on the picture.)
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And here is my D. regia, potted into a large pot end of last season, can't wait to put it outside, which I believe will be soon. :woot:
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(yes, I placed the bug on the left blade onto the leaf :thank_you2: )

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Posted 21 March 2011 - 14:34 PM

(yes, I placed the bug on the left blade onto the leaf thank_you2.gif )

How could you!! :woot:

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Posted 21 March 2011 - 15:36 PM

Couldn't resist!!

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Posted 21 March 2011 - 16:55 PM

Nice looking D.regia, Amar :woot:
And it's slightly ahead of mine :thank_you2: (c/o The Amar Swiss Centre of Excellence... Bah, humbug!)

What media did you use, how much extra volume did you allow, and did you take any root cuttings?

I-Wanna-Plagiarise of Letchworth :D

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Posted 21 March 2011 - 16:55 PM

How could you!! :thank_you2:


Easy, just hold with your hand and slowly place on the leaf, until sticky droplets secure the insect :woot:

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Posted 21 March 2011 - 22:49 PM

Great sarracenia nest and sundew! :wink:

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Posted 21 March 2011 - 23:52 PM

Nice looking D.regia, Amar :wink:
And it's slightly ahead of mine :wink: (c/o The Amar Swiss Centre of Excellence... Bah, humbug!)

What media did you use, how much extra volume did you allow, and did you take any root cuttings?

I-Wanna-Plagiarise of Letchworth :ohmy:



sorry sir, not root cuttings, but I surely could have! the mix is a pretty open one, perlite, dead sphagnum, peat, no idea how much, just fairly airy. I kept it inside all winter under growlights, it's doing really well, the pot always sits in water.

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Posted 22 March 2011 - 02:53 AM

You have cockroaches in your flat, Amar? :wink:





Best regards to Basel,

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Posted 23 March 2011 - 09:20 AM

You have cockroaches in your flat, Amar? :D
Best regards to Basel,
Andreas

This goes right against the grain to say something in Amar's defence, of course... :yes:

But it looks like a brown cricket to me (Acheta domesticus), which the Swiss Genius (bah!) probably bought from a pet shop.

However... :D
If he loses enough of them around the flat, A. domesticus will live up to its Latin name and set up home there, driving him nuts with the singing all night... :biggrin:

That'll teach him for growing D. regia better than me! :yes:


Vindicated of Letchworth :lol:

Edited by Vic2, 23 March 2011 - 09:23 AM.


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Posted 24 March 2011 - 08:06 AM

Drosera capensis Baines Kloof, that was on a windowsill all winter long:
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Drosera capensis Baines Kloof (seedling-offspring of above plant), that was under grow-lights all winter long:
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Posted 24 March 2011 - 22:51 PM

:eek:

Ahh...Acheta domestica!!! Was a little difficult to recognise for me...but yes, I have also fed them to my carnivores! But I didn´t stick them with their back onto sundew leaves! :nono: I threw them into pitchers...

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Posted 24 March 2011 - 23:19 PM

No no, it's def. not the house cricket, don't know it's name, but it is not this creeper..http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/House_cricket

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Posted 31 March 2011 - 15:28 PM

Am really looking forward to the growing season, have got some really nice Sarra and VFT cultivars, lots of nice sticky plants, ohhh, this will be my best growing season ever! :morning2: :confused: :suicide:

could the moderators perhaps fuse this thread to this one? Cheers.
http://www.cpukforum...mp;#entry295004

Ah, no need to merge, will just post my little video here:
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I think I've never been this excited about the growing season... :D

Edited by Amar, 04 April 2011 - 14:48 PM.


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Posted 12 April 2011 - 13:10 PM

Mhhh..cold spell ahead...the paradoxa and falconeri × paradoxa and auriculata red clone came back inside..

Edited by Amar, 12 April 2011 - 17:03 PM.


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Posted 12 April 2011 - 13:17 PM

Nice Video....WOW!! that's a lot of nice CPs :thumright:

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Posted 12 April 2011 - 13:41 PM

Very nice pics Amar,especialy the regia,mine looks not like this for moment!
are you sure its capensis Baineskloof?Mine looks very different like yours!

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Posted 12 April 2011 - 14:25 PM

Very nice pics Amar,especialy the regia,mine looks not like this for moment!
are you sure its capensis Baineskloof?Mine looks very different like yours!

Yes...I understand there a few different looking Baines Kloof around (it's not a cultivar, it's a region): http://www.cpukforum...s...baines&st=0

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Posted 18 April 2011 - 04:26 AM

No poly-tunnel or hot-house/coldframe for me, so it takes a bit longer for my plants to awaken, but now they are...

Here's my Sarracenia 'Heavily Veined' (oreophila), I've counted five flowers! :thumbsup:
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And here...ohhh...here is my Sarracenia flava Goldie, with close-up... :dribble:
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Posted 18 April 2011 - 04:40 AM

Nice plants! Amar, where are you from? I'm sorta guessing Malaysia :smile:

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Posted 18 April 2011 - 05:13 AM

Half Indian, half Swiss. :)